Pen and brown ink on cream wove paper laid down on ivory board
Signed with butterfly monogram
132 x 95 mm
Gift of Walter S. Brewster
Extended information about this artwork
Denys Sutton, “Whistler and Lady Meux,” Journal of the Honolulu Academy of Art I (1974), p. 39 (ill.).
Andrew Mclaren Young, Margaret F. MacDonald, Robin Spencer, Hamish Miles, The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler (New Haven, 1980), no. 228.
Margaret F. MacDonald, James McNeill Whistler: Drawings, Pastels, and Watercolours: A Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven, 1994), p. 320, no. 850 (ill.).
Margaret F. MacDonald, “What is a Whistler?” James McNeill Whistler in Context: Essys from the Whistler Centenary Symposium, University of Glasgow, 2003, Ed. Lee Glazer (Washington D.C., 2008), p.12.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “James McNeill Whistler,” January 13-February 25, 1968, cat. 85, cat. by Frederick Sweet; traveled to Utica, NY, Munson-Williams-Procter Institute, March 17-April 28, 1968.
New York, Knoedler and Company, “Notes, Harmonies, Nocturnes,” November 30-December 27, 1984, cat. 27, cat. by Margaret F. MacDonald.
New York, The Frick Collection, “Whistler: Women and Fashion,” April 22-July 13, 2003, p. 165, cat. 155 (ill.).
E. G. Kennedy, New York, by 1891 [MacDonald 1994]. Sold by Albert Roullier Gallery, Chicago, to Walter S. Brewster (1872-1954, Lugt Suppl., 2651 a-b), Chicago, March 2, 1929 [invoice]; given to the Art Institute, February 1933.
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